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Venturefest Bristol and Bath – October 17th 2017

Over the last eight months Venturefest Bristol & Bath 2017 has explored with the region’s tech community the opportunities and barriers to business as cities digitise and become smart. On October 17th we close this eight month exploration with a wide ranging conference combined with the… Read more »

Venturefest Bristol & Bath September Events

Venturefest Bristol and Bath continues unabated with a strong line-up of events in September. From cyber security, to diversity in the workplace, and how Bristol is preparing to be a Smart City, there are plenty of ways to engage with Venturefest before the final conference on… Read more »

South Gloucestershire proves innovation is the key to business

The South Gloucestershire 7th Annual Business Forum took place at Bristol & Bath Science Park on 5th July 2017. The event, which is aimed at SMEs in the area, provides opportunity for networking and collaboration along with the chance to hear from local businesses. This year’s… Read more »

Unit DX welcomes new tenants

Two pioneering Bristol companies, Ziylo and NuNano, members of SETsquared Bristol, have become the first tenants to take up residence at the newly launched Unit DX science incubator. The redeveloped industrial unit in St Philips had sat empty for almost three years before it was converted… Read more »

Secret Escapes arrive in the region

Invest Bristol and Bath have been working with Secret Escapes to help them locate to the region. The IBB team have also assisted with talent recruitment and the promotion of the company as a great place to work. In order to announce their arrival and to find… Read more »

South West Aerospace at Paris Air Show June 2017

The South West Aerospace sector will be exhibiting at Paris Air Show from the 19th – 23rd June 2017. As a sector, Aerospace and Advanced Engineering in the UK South West is worth over £7 billion. We are at the forefront of innovative product development and… Read more »

Venturefest Bristol & Bath Event Series continues into June

  Since it’s inception in March 2017, the Venturefest series has seen over 20 events successfully delivered. Working with partners across Bristol, Bath and other areas the events have covered a broad range of topics from: Robotic Ethics and AI through to Cyber Security and the Future of Work. Sponsored by Osborne Clarke… Read more »

Pure Comms: A Case Study

PureComms are an award-winning Telecoms and IT provider working in the hi-tech sector. They deliver products and services to clients who often have complex and bespoke requirements. With the growth of hosted/VoIP web-based telephony (which integrates telecoms with Outlook and other desktop functions), the ‘line’ between… Read more »

Will we ever trust computers to drive us safely?

Much is claimed for the “driverless” cars that are making news around the world. On 16th March, Venturefest Bristol and Bath (VFBB17) held its first Roundtable to discuss the key issues around these Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs). Insiders and experts from the major industries, insurance,… Read more »